Winterbottom to race Peugeot V8 in Brazil

Wednesday 19th February, 2014 - 10:29am


A graphic of the car that Winterbottom will race

A graphic of the car that Winterbottom will race

Mark Winterbottom is the latest Australian driver to sign-up for the Brazilian Stock Car Series’ two-driver event at Interlagos next month.

The Ford Performance Racing star will partner local driver Sergio Jimenez in one of Voxx Racing’s Peugeot 408-bodied cars.

FPR co-driver Dean Canto is already confirmed to partner former V8 Supercars driver turned Brazilian Stock Car regular Max Wilson in a Chevrolet.

Other locals scheduled to take part include Rubens Barrichello, Nelson Piquet Jr, Riccardo Zonta, Antonio Pizzonia and Augusto Farfus.

The event race will mark Winterbottom’s first competitive foray overseas.

“It’s a great opportunity to test my skills against some of the worlds best drivers and gain more experience,” said Winterbottom of the drive.

The March 22-23 race date falls on the weekend between Winterbottom’s Albert Park and Symmons Plains V8 Supercars commitments. comment policy reserves the right to deny any post that is abusive or offtopic. Users are encouraged to flag/report comments which should be removed.

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